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I Believe That Laughter Is the Best Stress Relief

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    Going to the hot tub sometimes u just need to

    relax and be with friends <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    The Postman

    Three women were sitting around throwing back a few drinks and talking about their love lives. One woman said, "I call my husband the dentist. Nobody can drill like he does." The second woman giggled and confessed, "I call my husband the miner because of his incredible shaft...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 17, 2012

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    The Best Medicine

    Laughter is truly the best medicine. Along with music, laughter helps me deal with my stress. It relaxes me and helps me focus. I can’t imagine not having these two things in my life, especially when I’m dealing with problems.
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M Jul 13, 2012

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    It's the Best Way

    "Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!" Catherine Pulsifer   “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." Victor Borge   Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    So True!

    And especially true for me, as anyone who has browsed my experience list knows. It's just hard to be mean and grumpy when you're too busy chuckling! :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Me Too

    unless of course you are naked and with a person you were hoping to have sex with....uhm not that this has ever happened to me or anything....i'm just saying...you know it would probably cause more stress and make it difficult to perform and it would be a terrible blow to your...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Laughing Until I'm Crying

    Because I allow stress to build up over long periods of time without displaying outward signs of distress, when I laugh I tend to laugh until I'm crying....and then I do this weird laughing/crying combination because all that stress is finally being let loose. Unfortunately, once...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 16, 2012

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    And kliemacks is second.

    Sometimes those trade places. But not often.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    hahahahahahahah comes with me.

    .. jungle trecking at national park pulau pinang malaysia this sunday..
    syam721 syam721 31-35, M Apr 2, 2014

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    The Cure!!

    It works for me. Very well infact. So much I love to spread the laughter, in whatever way possible. Sometimes people can get very desperate and waaaaaaaaaaaay too stressed. Laughter is the cure I tell you!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    My Story

     I like watching humorous programs. Laughter gives me energy
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    Stupid Americans

    Indian Chief, "Two Eagles," was asked by a white government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M May 12, 2012

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    Depends On the Type

    There is more than one kind of laughter.  Laughing AT people does not reduce stress, it simply reinforces prejudice and anger.  Laughing at YOURSELF and the complete absurdity of your self-importance and your vanities IS a good way to relieve stress, because it puts you...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Lighten Up...

    I work in an office environment for a very large corporate company.  After my experience at various other jobs (landscaping, fast food, retail, etc.), I eventually found myself in my current position, and have been there for well over a decade now. I find...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    When I Get Stressed

    I usually end up talking to a friend who will make me laugh. It really helps to get your mind off of the stress.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    I Love Family Guy

    Today isn't the best day and through band I was really quiet and not feeling up to par.  Feelin' pretty down and not thrilled with things right now, but I went to the Student Union place and after a while found a Family Guy clip I've been looking for and laughed so hard I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Sep 15, 2009

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    Laughing

    I don't know how many times i have had laugh attacks.LOL. My husband and i will be laying in bed and start laughing at the stupidest things. It's great i love it. Sometimes he thinks he is so funny and he can't stop laughing at himself, you can't help but to laugh.
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    The Student, The Businessman And The Biker

    There were three guys at a bar. One was a college student, one was a buisness man and the other was a biker. The student tells the two other men that it was his aniversary and he got his wife a pearl necklace and a trip to the Bahamas "**** if she doesnt like the necklace...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    Tropic Thunder!

    Yes I do! That is why I watched Tropic Thunder before I went to work today and it put me in the best mood. That is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life and I did not stop laughing from start to finish! Tom Cruise dancing! Need I say more, need I!!!! He...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Yes laugh when you can,

    it feels amazing. I love smiling too.. I encourage everyone to smile and laugh more often!! One love!
    roebeau roebeau 18-21, F Feb 27, 2014

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    I honestly believe that launcher is the BEST medicine. Here's my experience: an hour ago I was sad about a family issue. My friend John sat next to me and asked me what was wrong...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I think the best way to explain my stress is the following: I went on one of those medical help websites and read the symptoms of long term stress, and I have most of them...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M Apr 30

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    I don't even know how to start this off This will most likely be a long post so if you dot have time just skip on. The most stressful thing that is really affecting me is...
    dipeelee dipeelee 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Laughter is very important I believe. If you're not laughing every now and then, what's even the point of living? Laughter is a sign of happiness and joy and living... Knowing that...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    How am I supposed to deal with this? I am constantly thinking about work and worrying . I work at a call center and it has really gotten to me. I cannot seem to handle constantly...
    NicoleDollx NicoleDollx 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm sure I'm not the brightest mom in the world, but I can tell you what I know from experience. I still remember what it was like to be your age. Pretty scary for me, too. I've...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 28

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    I joined EP in the winter to figure out some serious problems in my marriage. After much agonizing, I made the decision to divorce my husband of 11 years. The whole experience...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses May 16

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    Forget expensive therapy. I personally believe that most psychiatrists are money-grubbing, pill-pushing crooks that aren't above trying to convince you you're sicker than you...
    themagicsback themagicsback 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    In everything, we need to have the ability to smile or laugh despite circumstances. They say laughter is the best medicine... but don't tell that to anyone who lost their minds and...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 7 Responses May 10

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    I've gone from one type of relationship abuse to the other. I don't believe the "new age" stuff, that I chose to be in these situations. Life happens, and you deal with situations...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Laughter is indeed the best medicine, and I think if you have or can acquire a good sense of humour and a healthy sense of irony, you can get through pretty much anything life can...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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